Lecturer (Human Anatomy) - Curtin Medical School

Updated: 21 days ago
Job Type: FullTime

Job Reference: 1208241
Curtin Medical School

Curtin Medical School brings together expertise in the fields of biomedical sciences, laboratory medicine, pharmacy, medical radiation science, and medicine. As well as providing the only direct entry undergraduate medical degree in Western Australia, the school offers the only accredited undergraduate pharmacy course in WA, a laboratory medicine course approved by the Australian Institute of Medical and Clinical Scientists, and a professionally recognised degree in medical radiation science.

Your new role

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Anatomy Teaching and Research Academic to join the Curtin Medical School. You will work with a team of anatomists who are advancing human biology education through the use of innovative digital technologies and teaching platforms.

In this role you will (but are not limited to):
  • Deliver high-quality and innovative teaching to undergraduate, honours, and postgraduate students across the Human Biomedicine major in the Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences and the Clinical Medical Science major in the Bachelor of Advanced Biomedical Sciences (Honours) course.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to and promote in others, ongoing reflective improvement in teaching.
  • Conduct lectures, tutorials, practical classes, demonstrations, workshops, clinical sessions and/or studio sessions as appropriate, which stimulate and foster student learning.
  • Keep abreast of current discipline theory and practice.
  • Undertake a broad range of administrative functions connected with unit coordination.
  • Undertake nationally and internationally competitive and high-quality research in discipline/field.
  • Play a significant role in research projects, including, where appropriate, leadership of a research team/projects.
  • Develop a coherent program of research.
  • Provide leadership in relation to school/faculty–wide initiatives e.g. a collaborative network.
  • Mentor less experienced staff.
Selection Criteria
  • A doctoral qualification in relevant discipline with anatomy tertiary experience.
  • Proven teaching skills with a demonstrated reflective approach to teaching. A significant contribution to scholarship in teaching and experience in curriculum development and unit coordination in Human Biology.
  • An established record of research outputs/creative works in high-quality refereed academic journals/outlets.
  • Evidence of an established reputation and growing profile in teaching/research.
  • Outstanding leadership skills with the ability to lead major curriculum and/or research initiatives.
  • High-level communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with students and staff with cross-cultural sensitivity.
  • Commitment to applying relevant and applicable policies, procedures, and legislation in the day-to-day performance of the functions of this position.

About us

We are an energetic, dedicated team of academics and professionals working together to provide global solutions through quality graduates and innovative research. Curtin is a welcoming space where integrity, respect for one another, courage, excellence, and impact are essential to everyday life. Situated on Whadjuk Nyungar Country, our vibrant campus includes a gym, day-care centre, a medical centre, art gallery, endless food options including a supermarket, beautiful gardens, end-of-trip facilities, good parking, and excellent public transport connections.

  • Global Excellence: Curtin University proudly stands among the top one percent of global universities according to the ARWU 2023 rankings.
  • Rewards Beyond Salary: Enjoy the perks of a generous superannuation contribution (17%) with cash-out options*, customisable salary packaging benefits through Paywise; as well as Hotel and Health Insurance discounts.
  • Time Well-Spent: Experience the added value of 17.5% Leave Loading, with the option to be paid out or taken as additional leave. Benefit from Parental Leave (26 weeks for the primary caregiver), Annual Leave (20 days), Personal Leave (14 days), Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Leave (5 days)*, Study Leave, and Community Service Leave. Plus 18% more observed days off - enjoy 12 Public Holidays each year (including Easter Tuesday!), and 2 extra University Days over the Christmas/New Year Period (see EBA 51.1 and 51.9).
  • Recognition for Prior Service: Curtin recognises prior service for long service leave purposes. New Curtin employees may be* eligible if they have worked for an Australian University, public service or other recognised institution.
  • Health and Wellness: Our on-campus Medical Centre prioritises Curtin staff and students. Join Curtin's Healthy Lifestyle Program, with up to 2 hours per week of paid time off to engage in University-approved healthy lifestyle activities. Explore Curtin’s wellbeing locations at https://tinyurl.com/mtyf3vad

For more information about our university, please visit www.curtin.edu.au

Join us!

Please provide a cover letter, your CV, and a separate document addressing the selection criteria (noted above) to allow us to assess your suitability for this role.
To view a copy of the generic Academic Role Statement, please copy and paste the following link into your web browser.
Applications close:Tuesday, 28 May 2024, at 10:00 pm AWST

Applicants should note that prior to appointment, any offer of employment is subject to completion of National Police Records checks, and background, integrity, and reference checks to Curtin’s satisfaction. At Curtin, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation and this position may also require you to have a current Working With Children Check.

If you have any queries in relation to this opportunity or the application process, please contact our careers team on [email protected] or 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1).

Please note we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies at this time.

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